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The Resource Cracking the coding interview : 189 programming questions and solutions, Gayle Laakmann McDowell, founder and CEO, CareerCup.com

Cracking the coding interview : 189 programming questions and solutions, Gayle Laakmann McDowell, founder and CEO, CareerCup.com

Label
Cracking the coding interview : 189 programming questions and solutions
Title
Cracking the coding interview
Title remainder
189 programming questions and solutions
Statement of responsibility
Gayle Laakmann McDowell, founder and CEO, CareerCup.com
Title variation
189 programming questions and solutions
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Now in the 6th edition, the book gives you the interview preparation you need to get the top software developer jobs. This is a deeply technical book and focuses on the software engineering skills to ace your interview. The book includes 189 programming interview questions and answers, as well as other advice
Cataloging source
GO9
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1982-
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McDowell, Gayle Laakmann
Dewey number
005.1023
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
QA76.6
LC item number
.M34 2015
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Computer programming
  • Computer programming
  • Employment interviewing
Label
Cracking the coding interview : 189 programming questions and solutions, Gayle Laakmann McDowell, founder and CEO, CareerCup.com
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Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. The interview process. Why? -- How questions are selected -- Timeline and preparation map -- It's all relative -- Frequently asked questions -- 2. Behind the scenes. The Microsoft interview -- The Amazon interview -- The Google interview -- The Apple interview -- The Facebook interview -- The Palantir interview -- 3. Special situations. Experienced candidates -- Testers and SDETs -- Product (and program) management --Dev lead and managers -- Start-ups -- Acquisitions and acquihires -- For interviewers -- 4. Before the interview. Getting the right experience -- Writing a great resume -- Preparation map -- 5. Behavioral questions. Interview preparation grid -- Know your technical projects -- Responding to behavioral questions -- So, tell me about yourself -- 6. Big O. An analogy -- Time complexity -- Space complexity -- Drop the constraints -- Drop the non-dominant terms -- Multi-part algorithms: add vs. multiply -- Amortized time -- Log N runtimes -- Recursive runtimes -- Examples and exercises -- 7. Technical questions. How to prepare -- What you need to know -- Walking through a problem -- Optimize & Solve Technique # 1: Look for BUD -- Optimize & Solve Technique #2: DIY (Do it yourself) -- Optimize & Solve Technique #3: Simplify and generalize -- Optimize & Solve Technique #4: Base case and build -- Optimize & Solve Technique #5: Data structure brainstorm -- Best conceivable runtime (BCR) -- Handling incorrect answers -- When you've heard a question before -- The 'perfect' language for interviews -- What good coding looks like -- Don't give up! -- 8. The offer and beyond. Handling offers and rejection -- Evaluating the offer -- Negotiation -- On the job -- 9. Interview questions. Data structures: Arrays and strings ; Linked lists ; Stacks and queues ; Trees and graphs -- Concepts and algorithms. Bit manipulation ; Math and logic puzzles ; Object-oriented design ; Recursion and dynamic programming ; System design and scalability ; Sorting and searching ; Testing -- Knowledge based. C and C++ ; Java ; Databases ; Threads and locks ; Additional review problems. Moderate ; Hard -- 10. Solutions. Data structures -- Concepts and algorithms -- Knowledge based -- Additional review problems -- 11. Advanced topics. Useful math -- Topological sort -- Dijkstra's Algorithm -- Hash table collision resolution -- Rabin-Karp substring search -- AVL trees -- Red-black trees -- MapReduce -- Additional studying -- 12. Code library. HashMapList <T, E> -- TreeNode (Binary search tree) -- LinkedListNode (Linked list) -- Trie & TrieNode -- 13. Hints. Hints for data structures -- Hints for concepts and algorithms -- Hints for knowledge-based questions -- Hints for assorted review problems -- 14. About the author
Control code
ocn913477191
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
6th edition.
Extent
x, 696 pages
Isbn
9780984782857
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)913477191
Label
Cracking the coding interview : 189 programming questions and solutions, Gayle Laakmann McDowell, founder and CEO, CareerCup.com
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. The interview process. Why? -- How questions are selected -- Timeline and preparation map -- It's all relative -- Frequently asked questions -- 2. Behind the scenes. The Microsoft interview -- The Amazon interview -- The Google interview -- The Apple interview -- The Facebook interview -- The Palantir interview -- 3. Special situations. Experienced candidates -- Testers and SDETs -- Product (and program) management --Dev lead and managers -- Start-ups -- Acquisitions and acquihires -- For interviewers -- 4. Before the interview. Getting the right experience -- Writing a great resume -- Preparation map -- 5. Behavioral questions. Interview preparation grid -- Know your technical projects -- Responding to behavioral questions -- So, tell me about yourself -- 6. Big O. An analogy -- Time complexity -- Space complexity -- Drop the constraints -- Drop the non-dominant terms -- Multi-part algorithms: add vs. multiply -- Amortized time -- Log N runtimes -- Recursive runtimes -- Examples and exercises -- 7. Technical questions. How to prepare -- What you need to know -- Walking through a problem -- Optimize & Solve Technique # 1: Look for BUD -- Optimize & Solve Technique #2: DIY (Do it yourself) -- Optimize & Solve Technique #3: Simplify and generalize -- Optimize & Solve Technique #4: Base case and build -- Optimize & Solve Technique #5: Data structure brainstorm -- Best conceivable runtime (BCR) -- Handling incorrect answers -- When you've heard a question before -- The 'perfect' language for interviews -- What good coding looks like -- Don't give up! -- 8. The offer and beyond. Handling offers and rejection -- Evaluating the offer -- Negotiation -- On the job -- 9. Interview questions. Data structures: Arrays and strings ; Linked lists ; Stacks and queues ; Trees and graphs -- Concepts and algorithms. Bit manipulation ; Math and logic puzzles ; Object-oriented design ; Recursion and dynamic programming ; System design and scalability ; Sorting and searching ; Testing -- Knowledge based. C and C++ ; Java ; Databases ; Threads and locks ; Additional review problems. Moderate ; Hard -- 10. Solutions. Data structures -- Concepts and algorithms -- Knowledge based -- Additional review problems -- 11. Advanced topics. Useful math -- Topological sort -- Dijkstra's Algorithm -- Hash table collision resolution -- Rabin-Karp substring search -- AVL trees -- Red-black trees -- MapReduce -- Additional studying -- 12. Code library. HashMapList <T, E> -- TreeNode (Binary search tree) -- LinkedListNode (Linked list) -- Trie & TrieNode -- 13. Hints. Hints for data structures -- Hints for concepts and algorithms -- Hints for knowledge-based questions -- Hints for assorted review problems -- 14. About the author
Control code
ocn913477191
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
6th edition.
Extent
x, 696 pages
Isbn
9780984782857
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)913477191

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